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demolition


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Demolition  \Dem`o*li"tion\  (?;  277),  n.  [L.  demolitio,  fr 
  demoliri:  cf  F.  d['e]molition.  See  {Demolish}.] 
  The  act  of  overthrowing,  pulling  down  or  destroying  a  pile 
  or  structure;  destruction  by  violence;  utter  overthrow;  -- 
  opposed  to  construction;  as  the  demolition  of  a  house,  of 
  military  works  of  a  town,  or  of  hopes. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  demolition 
  n  1:  an  event  that  destroys  something  [syn:  {destruction}] 
  2:  the  act  of  demolishing 




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